Ginworld Gin Festival

The annual Ginworld Gin Festival returns this weekend.

Learn about edible landscaping while you lunch, join a hop-on, hop-off beer crawl or celebrate all things gin.

Friday

Island Pleasures - Parlor Pop Up

"Mission Taco Joint and Parlor are teaming up to bring you the best Tiki Pop-Up to kick off the summer! Swing by and see what we're serving up, during the last week of May." From 3 to 11pm.

Spicy Cocktails & Quesadillas at Earthbound Beer

"Explore the WORLD OF SPICE (yeah we coulda gone with a spice world meme whatever) with us Friday, May 31! We'll have quesadillas and cocktails with varying levels of spicitude and we're trying to get our dude Ken to show up in a stillsuit.. TBD on that part. Bring your kids, etc." From 6 to 10pm.

Saturday

Crawfish Boil at Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. Midtown

"Chow down at our 5th annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday, Jun. 1st at the Midtown Brewery and Biergarten! Tickets include all-you-can-eat Crawfish Boil and Chicken Andouille Gumbo! Our Crawfish Boil is a traditional Cajun mix of crawfish, potatoes, corn, andouille sausage, mushrooms, and onions. This year's event will consist of two all-you-can-eat sessions, live music, and discounted draughts (16oz pours of select biers for $4 each). Our full beer menu will be available in the Taste Room. Live music by The Saint Boogie Brass Band!" From noon to 2pm or 4 to 6pm. Tickets are $55, available here.

Lunch and Learn About Edible Landscaping at Vicia

"Join Les Dames d'Escoffier St Louis on Saturday, June 1 at noon for an informative and delicious afternoon of Edible Foodscaping. Matt Lebon, owner of Custom Foodscaping, transforms ordinary spaces into beautiful, food-producing landscapes. A proud St Louis native, formerly of Earthdance Farms and with over 10 years of farming experience, Matt specializes in everything from food forests & herb gardens to profitable vegetable farms. The afternoon will include a presentation on edible foodscaping, as well as a tour of the Vicia foodscape, which he designed. Participants will have an opportunity to try some edible flowers and herbs. An al fresco three course Farmer's Lunch will also be served, using some of the unique flavors growing right outside the restaurant." Starts at noon. Tickets are $50, available here.

IndiHop 2019

"IndiHop STL is celebrating its 8th year of beer! Hop in, Hop out . . .Hop on, Hop off . . . IndiHop combines two iconic streets in St. Louis, The Grove and Cherokee St, for one major event celebrating beer. Hop into local businesses as they host ticketed guests to sample independent breweries between the two districts. After making your way down one street, hop onto a convenient and free shuttle to head to the next street, and repeat all over again!" From 1 to 7pm. Tickets are $35, available here.

Gin Week Mad Men Martini Education Brunch

Ginworld Gin Week presents one of our favorite subjects, Mad Men style, over a martini education brunch! Experts from around the country have gathered to Saint Louis to discuss the enticing yet often misunderstood spectrum of The Martini including a deep dive into the categories of gin and the history of the modern day gin martini. Brunch generously provided by Juniper and cocktails and education provided by Edinburgh Gin, Hendrick's Gin Orbium, Sipsmith, New Holland Spirits and Bluecoat American Dry Gin. From 1 to 3pm. Tickets are $17, available here.

Cardinals vs. Cubs Tailgate at 4 Hands Brewing Co.

"We're ready to take on the Cubs and pregame with a party on our back lot! Saturday, June 1st starting at 4pm we will be serving beer and cocktails by Charlie from Olive + Oak made with our 1220 Spirits out of the container bar. Guerilla Street Food Truck will be serving food back there. For every drink purchase you can enter a raffle for some Cardinal game tickets and 4 Hands Brewing Co. swag. There will also be bags sets out to play and more!" From 4 to 8pm.

South Grand Bar Crawl

"Explore the incredible gem that is South Grand. With six unique bars to experience within 4 blocks of each other, South Grand is the place to be this summer and THIS is your crash course. Receive a map of South Grand and discounts at each bar for only $5! Get social and come discover this diverse and amazing little pocket of St. Louis." From 7pm to 1am. Tickets are $5, available here.

Sunday

5th Annual Ginworld Gin Festival

"Ginworld Gin Festival Saint Louis is back! Matured in its 5th year, Gin Festival Saint Louis has continued to grow with even more educational seminars, distillers from around the world and around the country, and so so so many new gins to discover. We are excited to have outgrown our venue yet again, and will be hosting Gin Festival Year Five at the gorgeus space that is Mad Art Gallery 2727 S 12th St Centrally located located in the historic Soulard neighborhood right next to Anheuser Busch Brewery. Fully indoors plus outdoor entertainment, Gin Festival will be packed with hands on workshops, nerd seminars, Perfect Serve Gin Tonic Bar and botanical filled activities. Dont forget to stop by the Bloody Mary Bar and the Aperol Spritz cart. Seminars start at 1pm.Tasting start at Noon 12pm. Meet and connect with the distillers of your favorite gins and learn why and how they do what they do. Live music by our favorite Miss Jubilee! Bonus, this year, Perfect Serve Gin Tonic Bar AND Bloody Mary Bar tastings zones!" From noon to 4pm. Tickets are $55, available here.

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